Zack Parker (Peru)


Zach Parker

Zachary Parker (Peruvian Forensic Anthropology Team - EPAF): Zach graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering in 2004. During his undergraduate studies he spent six months studying engineering in Toulouse, France and another six months studying Spanish in Santiago, Chile in 2004. He also worked at the Study Abroad Office at his university. Between 2004 and 2006, Zach then spent two years working as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi, teaching Math and Science at a rural secondary school. After returning from Malawi he worked for UNICEF at their headquarters in New York. At the time of his fellowship, Zack was pursuing a Master’s degree in International Development from American University in Washington, D.C working as a research assistant for Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa (PCHPA) in Washington, DC.



20 Aug

Ayacucho (Putka blog – Part III)

We arrived around dinner time to the capitol of the region of Ayacucho.  The snow

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Posted Aug 20, 2009

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17 Aug

Traveling on Independence Day (Putka blog Part II)

The trip would coincide exactly with the national holiday celebrating Peru’s independence.  From Friday until

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Posted Aug 17, 2009

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08 Aug

Christmas in Putka (Putka blog Part I)

On December 25th, 1984 the ronderos of the CDC (Civil Defense Committees) of several communities

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Posted Aug 08, 2009

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04 Aug

Lucanamarca to Putka

I went to see a documentary with Jess and Jesus, a program designer at EPAF,

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Posted Aug 04, 2009

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22 Jul

La Cantuta

Last week was the 17th anniversary of “La Cantuta” Massacre.  Jess and I attended two

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Posted Jul 22, 2009

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14 Jul

Walking to the airport

I managed to get to Cuzco again, but this time it wasn’t with EPAF.  Last

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Posted Jul 14, 2009

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03 Jul

Roadblock

The situation in Peru is becoming more volatile.  Protests have broken out in several regions

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Posted Jul 03, 2009

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18 Jun

Forensic Anthropology 101

The workshop was a great success.  Jess and I returned to Lima from Abancay, Apurimac

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Posted Jun 18, 2009

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10 Jun

More than CSI Peru

I have finished my first week here in Lima, working with EPAF.  The work that

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Posted Jun 10, 2009

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27 May

Advocacy Training in Washington DC

  This is my first blog.  I will be working with the Equipo Peruano de

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Posted May 27, 2009

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